Tag Archives: response

Gladys under attack for virus response

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has come under fire from leading infectious diseases experts say Greater Sydney should have had a three-day lockdown before Christmas. University of New South Wales head of biosecurity and research Raina MacIntyre warned New Year’s Eve had the potential to cause a horror two-week period with the virus. She said that… Read More »

What leading AMCs can teach about using EHRs for COVID-19 response

A report published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association examined the ways in which 15 academic medical centers leveraged their electronic health records to address the COVID-19 pandemic – and the ways in which existing initiatives have fallen short.   “EHRs contain many important data elements that can help with a… Read More »

COVID-19 ‘nanoparticle’ vaccine could trigger strong immune response

Scientists develop a ‘nanoparticle’ COVID-19 vaccine that could trigger a 10-times stronger immune response than the reaction seen in survivors and protect against future mutated strains Scientists have developed an experimental vaccine that uses nanoparticles, which mimic the structural features of the coronavirus The body is trained to recognize the receptors the virus uses to enter… Read More »

Catalyst @ Health 2.0 Launches Rapid Response Open Call with Grapevine Health

Catalyst @ Health 2.0 Aug 20, 2020• SPONSORED POST By CATALYST @ HEALTH 2.0 Attention digital health innovators! Do you have innovative text message-based health tech solutions that can disseminate health-focused video content? Apply to the Grapevine Health Rapid Response Open Call!  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the importance of health literacy and communication is… Read More »

Virus response hampered by ignorance about outbreak origins

Many public health departments do not have data on the type of locations where COVID-19 outbreaks have originated. Other public health departments may have the data, but they are not yet publicly reporting. The lack of information is hampering the response to the virus. Data on which types of business (retail outlets, restaurants, manufacturing, healthcare,… Read More »